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Little Crumb

Original title: Kruimeltje
German title: Krümelchen
Netherlands, Belgium, 1999

Director: Peters, Maria
Production company: Shooting Star Film Company BV
Co-producers: Movida-Trix, Bruxelles
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

Synopsis:
A Dutch port in the year 1921: A ten-year-old boy, called 'little crumb' wanders down the cold and wintry alleyways. One day Mr. Koster, his foster mother, dies. On her deathbed she gives Little Crumb a locket containing the photographs of his parents. From this moment on, the boy keeps the locket with him wherever he goes. Will he find his parents by the end of the story?

Comments:
Sentimental but touching "Oliver-Twist"-story.

Marketing strategies:
1.135.000 admissions in the Netherlands. Furthermore the film was sold to: ABC/Romania, Moldavia (free TV), Ninety Seven Film/French Europe

Festivals:
Berlin 2000, Poznan 2000, 3rd Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival: Ludi-Award, Tel Aviv 2005

World sales address/es:
Shooting Star Film Company (NL)

Sold to:
Walt Disney (NL)
Alpha Medienkontor (D)
Walt Disney (B)
Sveriges TV (S)
Oy Yleisradio AB Finish Broadc. (FI)
NDR (D)
Hessischer Rundfunk (D)